The Establishment of the Church

Saturday, 16 April 2016 05:00
When Jesus saw His Mother, and the Disciple whom He loved standing near, He said to His mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” Then He said to the Disciple, “Behold, your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home.  John 19: 26-27  (From the Gospel of the Ninth Hour on Good Friday […]...

Fasting is More Than a Diet

Friday, 15 April 2016 21:43
Is gluttony a real thing? Can food do more than nourish you? Is the fast a diet or something more? Listen as Fr. Chris discusses fasting with Fr. Patrick Irish of Saint Mark Antiochian Orthodox Christian, Irvine, CA. It’s not too late! This will be an inspiration to a healthier (both spiritually and physically) Lent. […]

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Three Sister Martyrs

Friday, 15 April 2016 17:00
  Listen to the Daily Reading for April 16, 2016, 5th Saturday of Lent: The Akathist Hymn St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 9:1-7 BRETHREN, the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. For a tent was prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the bread […]

Peniel Rajkumar investing in hope, dialogue and bridges between religions

Thursday, 25 February 2016 09:10

As the World Council of Churches (WCC) programme executive for Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation, Rev. Dr Peniel Rajkumar describes himself as a bridge between WCC member churches and Eastern Religions, in particular the Hindu and Buddhist religious traditions.

“I work for conversation and cooperation between faiths, so that together...

Organization founded by Greek Orthodox priest awarded for helping refugees

Thursday, 25 February 2016 08:33

The Greek island of Lesbos is one of the first landing points in Europe for refugees and migrants fleeing conflicts. Many of them rely on smugglers to brave the treacherous Mediterranean in search of a better life.

Persons from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and churches are the first people to welcome them onshore. One such organization is...

Young ecumenists address new realities of global movement

Thursday, 25 February 2016 08:20

A new generation of ecumenical Christians has engaged preeminent issues of contemporary global Christianity in a new publication from Globethics.

The new volume, edited by David Field and Jutta Koslowski, probes themes and questions explored at the World Council of Churches (WCC) 10th Assembly, held in Busan, Republic of Korea, in 2013.

The work...